Humboldt boys advance to state cross country!

Humboldt's state qualifying cross country team pictured, front row from left: Carter Theesfeld and Nolan Jergens. Back row: Jackson Chambers, Eric Wittrock, Devon Coon, Quinton Orr and Trevor Jacobson. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Led by individual champion Quinton Orr, the Humboldt boys' cross country team advanced into next week's state championship after placing third in the team scoring of the Class 3A qualifying meet held at Sheldon Park in Humboldt on Oct. 24.

The Wildcats totaled 93 points to secure another trip to state. Gilbert (66) and Waverly-Shell Rock (85) finished in the top two spots to earn a trip to state.

Orr finished in a time of 16:29 to lead all runners. Teammate Eric Wittrock was fifth in 17:12 while Devon Coon ran 13th in 17:33. Trevor Jacobson was 28th in 18:10. Carter Theesfeld (46th), Nolan Jergens (52nd) and Jackson Chambers (70th) round out the Humboldt scoring.

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